Wooden in a sentence

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Definition of Wooden

  • Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding.
  • Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless.

How to use wooden in a sentence. Wooden pronunciation.

Softly turning the handle of the big wooden doors which faced him, he opened them an inch or so, and listened.
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It was a "wooden" town; its population two thousand souls.
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Now he sat in the dark room on the sheepfell, which in scorn of his wife he had spread on a hard wooden bench.
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Then, seeing the light through the crack between the partly open wooden shutters, she softly pushed them farther apart, and, resting her bare feet against the wall, she raised herself to look in.
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The kittens must have a father, so the children drag out the wooden rocking-horse, and place him beside his wife and offspring.
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During that time he had boarded with my husband's brother, working for him a part of the time, and the rest of the time selling wooden clocks, of which he had bought a number.
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There, on the bench, beside the door, stood two wooden pails and a sack.
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The prince occupied the former Hotel de la Montesson in the rue de la Chaussee d'Antin; and in order to give this ball had added to this residence a broad hall and wooden gallery, decorated with quantities of flowers, banners, candelabra, etc.
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In the wooden staircase she stopped timidly, but at the exit her eyes turned to an inscription above, which she had just glanced at when arriving: _Surrexit e flammis_, and a date.
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He could never quite make up his mind whether he putted best with a gun-metal putter or a wooden one.
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At Baiquiri the landing of the troops and stores was made a small wooden wharf, which the Spaniards tried to burn, but unsuccessfully, and the animals were pushed into the water and guided to a sandy beach about 200 yards in extent.
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There were cans of paint, a mop, two brooms, tin and wooden pails, scrub brushes, soap and a miscellaneous assortment of useful articles.
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Jan called Mary to join her, and the two little girls had a good time together while Ted and Hal threw stones at some wooden boats they made and floated down the stream.
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A few days after Mr. Weston had been led to the queer blue rock, he and Professor Anderson, no longer dressed like tramps, brought some men to the island and the big rock was carefully dug out with wooden shovels, as the wood was soft and could not strike sparks and make blue fire.
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After putting corn in a mortar of this description, the woman grasped the wooden pestle in the middle, with the larger end upward; the smaller end, which was about an inch in diameter, was put into the mortar.
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Wooden spoons (jaⁿʇehe) were made of knobs or knots of trees.
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Some used wooden bowls of different sizes, the largest being about 2 feet in diameter.
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The jaⁿ′ ¢éxe-gaʞú, or ʞúge ¢éxe-gaʞú, is a wooden or box drum, represented by the accompanying figure 318, also from a specimen (no. 58610) in the National Museum.
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The other has a ball carved at the end of a straight handle, with a wooden point (of one piece with the ball and handle) projecting from the ball, making an angle of about 130° with one side of the handle.
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A round stone is wrapped in a piece of hide which is fastened to a wooden handle about 2 feet long.
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Examples of Wooden

Example #1
He could hear swiftly retreating footsteps.
Example #2
For a moment he listened, then went forward and passed through into the hall.
Example #3
The main street consisted of four or five blocks of little white frame stores which were too high to sit down on, but not too high for various other purposes; in fact, hardly high enough.
Example #4
We arrived, disembarked, and the stage went on.
Example #5
His hands and feet turned cold, his eyes glowed, and the power to move even a finger had wholly deserted him; only his lips twitched, and his inward eye, looking back on the past with preternaturally sharpened vision, saw, far away and beyond, the last frightful hour.
Example #6
His people said that when he was in this condition, the centurion's ghastly demon had entered into him, and he himself believed in this evil spirit, and dreaded it; nay, he had attempted to be released through heathen spells, and even through Christian exorcisms.